After your Lexus LX600 lug nuts upgrades, have you ever checked out the torque before driving? Actually, it is very important to safety. Lug nuts are standard components that used to secure the wheel to your Lexus LX600. Many owners who tend to swap their original equipped wheels usually end up replacing the lug nuts to fit the aftermarket wheels. The safety of the wheel nuts is crucial to keep your performance wheels on your vehicle. A broken lug nut can cause your wheels to fall off the hub assembly. Having the wheel fell off your Lexus LX600 when driving at high speed is one of the most terrible things that can happen to you. The major reasons for a broken lug nut that cause a wheel to separate from the hub can be traced back to several things: lug nut type, quality, and torque. It may seem like a simple matter to ensure that your LX600 lug nuts are properly tightened before driving, but even this simple maintenance act is so often overlooked.
Properly Torqued Your Lexus LX600 Lug Nuts
Your Lexus LX600 wheel lug nuts are designed to fasten your wheels with a clamping force. When torqued to the manufacturer-specified spec, they will make a strong mechanical connection to the threads on the vehicle hub. It is very important to ensure the LX600 lug nuts are torqued to the correct specifications. Even if there is only one lug nut that is undertorqued, it can continue to loosen itself through the vibrations while driving. As a result, it will unseat the wheel from the hub and create additional vibrations as it spins erratically. This can put pressure on the lug nut itself that it was unable to handle, leading to eventual failure, even though the nuts haven’t slid off first and the rim hasn’t separated from the hub completely yet. Over torquing your Lexus LX600 lug nuts can have similar effects. Stretched lug nuts can lead to warped brakes as loads are distributed unevenly across the hardware. The previously-mentioned cracking and shearing can also separate the lug nut from the hub, and potentially lead to catastrophic wheel loss.
Always Use High-quality Lug Nuts for Lexus LX600
Most OEM lug nuts are not designed to work on aftermarket wheels. It is recommended to buy a new lug bolt kit when purchasing aftermarket wheels. We offer high-quality forged Lexus LX600 lug nuts that are available in a variety of colors to suit your style preferences. Although many stores claim that they are selling Aluminum lug nuts, but they are not made by the forged process. In fact, they are cheap casting lugs. Forging provides higher performance LX600 lug nuts than casting. It further enhances the hardness and toughness. With the same material and cost, the strength and safety of forged Lexus LX600 nuts are far higher than casting ones. BONOSS provides forged Titanium lug nuts (Tensile Strength≥1,110Mpa), and the forged 7075-T6 Aluminum lug nuts (Tensile Strength≥572Mpa), they are fully SGS TUV ISO standard test reports certificated. And the Tensile Strength of the cheap alternatives is approximately 125Mpa below. When facing bump and impact loads, higher tensile strength can bear greater forces without breaking. Besides, BONOSS high-performance Lexus LX600 lug nuts are various in seat type, thread pitch, and head diameter, which makes it very easy to find your new wheels with suitable lug nuts. Have any more questions about lug nuts? Please contact us, our friendly customer service will help you to solve any question.